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7Preliminary plate fixation

Distal screw insertion

Distal screw insertion

After the appropriate screw length has been determined, remove the threaded wire guide from the head of the plate and insert the central screw (7.3 mm) over the guide wire, using the torque limiting power screw driver. Inserting only one screw at this point allows the correction of small deformities in the sagittal plane (on the lateral x-ray).